Editor’s note: In this video, Simon Brown, chief learning officer at Novartis, talks through how learning has supported digital transformation at the pharmaceutical company.
Editor’s note: Six in 10 line managers think they do not get enough help from their organisation to support the mental wellbeing of their staff and 80% of UK workers said they would not discuss mental ill-health with their manager because they were worried they would be judged as incapable. These research findings make the case for helping managers support mental ill health in their teams.
Editor’s note: David Perring, director of research at Fosway Group, shares some insights into how L&D teams are measuring impact and the challenges these approaches present to reaping the benefits of digital learning.
Editor’s note: Don Norman, author of the Design of Everyday Things and Emotional Design and a former vice president at Apple, says that we need to be thinking about designing for older people, especially now that people are living longer. Are you using inclusive design in your learning interventions?
The number one way in which people learn at work is not perceived by employees…
Editor’s note: This short video explains a theory of learning that describes how we learn and the role of emotion in that. This concept will change the way you think about L&D provision.
Editor’s note: This article explores how prior knowledge – what we know – fits in with how our memory works. It also explores the implications for L&D professionals.
Editor’s note: the UK’s Office for National Statistics has produced a report on the characteristics and benefits of training at work. This is the first time the ONS has produced such a report. Interestingly, and maybe not surprisingly, older workers get the least amount of training. there are also some disparities between men and women and full-time and part-time workers.
Editor’s note: Deloitte have published their latest annual report on human capital trends. at 112 pages, it is quite a read. This year’s top trend is learning – go to page 78 of the report to find insights on how learning needs to change to meet the needs of the workforce now and into the future. Central to this is learning in the flow of work.
Editor’s note: There are some great reflections here on learning technologies from a design agency that specialises in the learning sector. In effect, it’s an outsider’s view of the best way to share knowledge and enable learning.
Editor’s note: This piece by Elizabeth marsh frames digital literacy (which means many things to many people) in an accessible and useful way for organisations.
Her framework will help think about what digital literacy means for your organisation.
Editor’s note: The undercover economist Tim Harford selects his favourite behavioural economics books. This is a very useful resource.
Editor’s note: If a third of UK graduates are overeducated for the role they are in then what does this say about degree-level education? And what is the impact of overeducation, or underemployment, on organisations? Overeducation is a persistent problem for UK employers.
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